Abolishing War

Abolishing War

by Winston E. Langley
Abolishing War

Abolishing War

by Winston E. Langley


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Is it possible to abolish war? This is the fundamental question animating Winston Langley's new book. And, though many will disagree, it is a question to which the author is persuaded the answer is yes.

Far from being utopian ideals, Langley argues, international security and peace are attainable, as are their necessary corollaries: protection of the environment, conservation of natural resources, and fair enforcement of all human rights. To that end, he proposes a radically altered United Nations—one that will afford the effective system of global governance that we all desire.

  • The Lasting Peace We Seek.
  • Deep Roots of the Culture of War.
  • Flames of Hope.
  • Challenges to the Counter-Westphalian Order.
  • Subversion of the Counter-Westphalian Order.
  • Virtual Collapse of the Counter-Westphalian Order.
  • UN Reforms to Make Now.
  • Repairing the World's Socioeconomic and Moral Infrastructure.
  • Improving the World’s Educational and Cultural Infrastructure.
  • Reorienting Norms of Resource Management.
  • Marshaling Society and Community to Abolish War.
  • Becoming the Selves Who Will Achieve Lasting Peace.
  • World Peace and Human Fulfillment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781962551052
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/15/2024
Series: The Policy and Practice of Global Governance
Pages: 265
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Winston E. Langley is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
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